Wilkins, Collie Leroy

Biography:

Member of the Ku Klux Klan from Alabama who was arrested with three others for the murder of Viola Liuzzo, white civil rights worker from Michigan, following the Selma to Montgomery march on March 25, 1965. Wilkins was 2l, single, self-employed as an auto mechanic, had previous convictions, was not released on bail. He was acquitted of Liuzzo's murder and then was charged with two others in December 1965 with conspiring to deprive Liuzzo of her civil rights, convicted, and sentenced to 10 years in prison. Taken from http://www.geocities.com/gury4u/viola1.htm

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